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Why it’s not enough to be ‘busy’

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What is busy? It is easy to be busy. Why do we admire busy people? Most American adults who are employed are busy; there is nothing special and nothing that should be admired about being busy. I like to go back over my day and look to see what it was that I actually accomplished, that has or will lead to revenue. I could stay busy 16 hours a day without ever working in my business or earning a dime, yet at the same time it would feel like "work." I don't work so that I can stay busy; I work so I can pay the bills. My goal in life is to work the least amount of hours and use them to generate the greatest amount of money. I am not lazy. I work very hard, but I also have time for volunteer work, friends and family because I make the time. There isn't anything that is more valuable than time. Our lives are made up of each moment, and they all add up to a lifetime. It is fairly easy to dedicate every waking moment to business. I know people who seem to live that way. Som...